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Personnel Moves

| Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008

Technology

• 7Hills Business Solutions appointed Abhay Edlabadkar chief executive officer and president.

• Geospatial Holdings Inc. hired David Vosbein as executive vice president/worldwide strategic initiatives and a member of the board of directors.

Other

• Cowden Associates Inc. hired Greta Kelly as director of marketing and Gregory Uhrlen as director of information technology, a new position.

Awards

• Scott Lammie, chief financial officer of UPMC Health Plan and senior vice president of the UPMC Insurance Services Division, was honored by the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals as an outstanding volunteer fundraiser for 2008.

• Richard Lamberski, professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, received the 2008 Alumni Society Award for Leadership and Service from Penn State's College of Education.

• K&L Gates LLP Pittsburgh partner David Cohen received an Electronically Stored Information Technology Champion Award. Cohen is a co-coordinator of the law firm's' e-discovery analysis & technology practice group.

New Business

• Proforma Multi-Media Marketing, owned by Jim and Lynne Young, offers cross media 1:1 marketing, web-to-print, e-solutions, cost containment programs, direct mail and commercial printing services, business documents, promotional products and apparel. The new company is part of the Proforma network of more than 650 independent offices throughout North America.

Speakers

• Dane S. Claussen, professor and director of graduate programs, Point Park University School of Communication, presented a paper at the Seminar on Media Consumption and Youth at Shanghai International Studies University's main campus, Hongkou, in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. Claussen's paper, "Ideology Makes for Bad Social Science: The Case of U.S. Research on Youth and Mass Media Violence," opened the conference on Oct. 27. The Heinrich Boll Foundation, seminar sponsor, is a think tank affiliated with Germany's Green Party.

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